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  • 1. 

    Rabindranath Tagore's 'Jana Gana Mana' has been adopted as India's National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?

    • A.

      Only the first stanza

    • B.

      The whole song

    • C.

      Third and Fourth stanza

    • D.

      First and Second stanza

    Correct Answer
    A. Only the first stanza
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Only the first stanza." Rabindranath Tagore's "Jana Gana Mana" was adopted as India's National Anthem, but only the first stanza of the song was adopted. The remaining stanzas are not part of the National Anthem.

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  • 2. 

    The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from

    • A.

      Rigveda

    • B.

      Satpath Brahmana

    • C.

      Mundak Upanishad

    • D.

      Ramayana

    Correct Answer
    C. Mundak Upanishad
    Explanation
    The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from the Mundak Upanishad. The Mundak Upanishad is one of the ancient Hindu scriptures that explores profound spiritual teachings. 'Satyameva Jayate' translates to 'Truth alone triumphs' in English, and it signifies the importance of truth and righteousness in all aspects of life. The inscription of these words in the emblem reflects the values and principles that India upholds as a nation.

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  • 3. 

    The book of Parsis is

    • A.

      Torah

    • B.

      Bible

    • C.

      Zend Avesta

    • D.

      Gita

    Correct Answer
    C. Zend Avesta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Zend Avesta. The Zend Avesta is the holy book of the Parsis, also known as Zoroastrians. It is a collection of religious texts and scriptures that outline the teachings and beliefs of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest religions in the world. The Zend Avesta is considered sacred and is written in the Avestan language. It contains hymns, prayers, rituals, and philosophical teachings that guide the followers of Zoroastrianism in their spiritual journey.

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  • 4. 

    The National Anthem was first sung in the year

    • A.

      1911

    • B.

      1913

    • C.

      1936

    • D.

      1935

    Correct Answer
    A. 1911
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1911. The National Anthem of a country is typically composed and sung for the first time during a significant event or historical period. In the case of India, the National Anthem, "Jana Gana Mana," was written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1911. It was sung for the first time at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on December 27, 1911. This event marked an important milestone in India's struggle for independence, and the National Anthem became a symbol of unity and patriotism for the nation.

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  • 5. 

    In which year kerala was formed as Indian state?

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1952

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    C. 1956
    Explanation
    Kerala was formed as an Indian state in the year 1956. This was the year when the States Reorganization Act was implemented, which reorganized the boundaries of states in India based on linguistic and administrative factors. Prior to 1956, Kerala was part of the Madras Presidency. The formation of Kerala as a separate state in 1956 was a significant milestone in the history of India, as it recognized the distinct identity and culture of the Malayalam-speaking people in the region.

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  • 6. 

    Which one is the largest district by areawise in kerala?

    • A.

      Kollam

    • B.

      Ernakulam

    • C.

      Alappuzha

    • D.

      Idukki

    Correct Answer
    D. Idukki
    Explanation
    Idukki is the largest district by area in Kerala. It is located in the Western Ghats and is known for its rich biodiversity and scenic beauty. The district is home to the famous Idukki Arch Dam, which is one of the largest arch dams in Asia. Idukki is also known for its extensive tea and spice plantations. With its vast expanse of forests, hills, and rivers, Idukki offers a unique and picturesque landscape, making it the largest district in Kerala in terms of area.

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  • 7. 

    Which one is the longest river in kerala?

    • A.

      Bharathappuzha

    • B.

      Neyyar

    • C.

      Pamba river

    • D.

      Periyar

    Correct Answer
    A. Bharathappuzha
    Explanation
    Bharathappuzha is the correct answer because it is the longest river in Kerala. It is also known as the Nila river and spans a length of approximately 209 km. The river originates from the Anaimalai Hills in Tamil Nadu and flows through Palakkad and Thrissur districts in Kerala before finally emptying into the Arabian Sea. The Bharathappuzha river is of great cultural and historical significance, with several ancient temples and monuments located along its banks.

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  • 8. 

    In which year for he first time Vasco Da Gama reached Kozhikkod in Kerala?

    • A.

      1435

    • B.

      1465

    • C.

      1498

    • D.

      1508

    Correct Answer
    C. 1498
    Explanation
    In 1498, Vasco Da Gama reached Kozhikkod in Kerala for the first time. This marked an important milestone in history as it was the first direct sea route from Europe to India. Da Gama's successful voyage opened up new trade possibilities between Europe and the Indian subcontinent, leading to increased European influence in the region.

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  • 9. 

    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala are ______ and ______ respectively.

    • A.

      20 and 10

    • B.

       21 and 9

    • C.

       24 and 13

    • D.

      22 and 12  

    Correct Answer
    B.  21 and 9
    Explanation
    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala are 21 and 9 respectively. This means that Kerala has 21 seats in the Lok Sabha, which is the lower house of the Parliament of India, and 9 seats in the Rajya Sabha, which is the upper house of the Parliament.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the First Chief Minister of Kerala?

    • A.

      C Achutha Menon

    • B.

      K Karunakaran

    • C.

      Pattom A. Thanu Pillai

    • D.

      EMS Namboodiripad  

    Correct Answer
    D. EMS Namboodiripad  
    Explanation
    EMS Namboodiripad was the first Chief Minister of Kerala. He served as the Chief Minister from 1957 to 1959. EMS Namboodiripad was a prominent leader of the Communist Party of India and played a crucial role in the formation of the first democratically elected Communist government in India. He was known for his progressive policies and efforts towards land reforms and social justice.

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  • 11. 

    The Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a held in _________ Lake.

    • A.

      Punnamada

    • B.

      Vembanad

    • C.

       Ashtamudi

    • D.

      Kayamakulam

    Correct Answer
    A. Punnamada
    Explanation
    The Nehru Trophy Boat Race is held in Punnamada Lake.

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  • 12. 

    Vaikom Muhammad Basheer is fondly remembered as the

    • A.

      Palakkad Sultan

    • B.

      Malapuram Sultan

    • C.

      Beypore Sultan

    • D.

      Wayanadu Sultan

    Correct Answer
    C. Beypore Sultan
    Explanation
    Vaikom Muhammad Basheer is fondly remembered as the "Beypore Sultan" because Beypore, a coastal town in Kerala, India, holds a significant place in his life and writings. Basheer was born in Beypore and spent a considerable part of his life there. He often depicted the people, culture, and struggles of the region in his works, which earned him the title of "Beypore Sultan." This title signifies his deep connection and love for Beypore, making it a fitting tribute to his literary contributions.

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  • 13. 

    Leader of Salt Sathyagraha in Kerala?

    • A.

      Vishnu Pant

    • B.

      K. Kelappan

    • C.

      Pyarelal Nayyar

    • D.

      Raghavan

    Correct Answer
    B. K. Kelappan
    Explanation
    K. Kelappan is the correct answer because he was the leader of the Salt Satyagraha in Kerala. He played a crucial role in organizing the movement and leading the protests against the British salt monopoly. His leadership and determination inspired many others to join the Satyagraha and fight for India's independence. Kelappan's contribution to the Salt Satyagraha in Kerala makes him the most suitable answer for this question.

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  • 14. 

    Who is the Current Chief Justice Of Kerala?

    • A.

      S Mani kumar

    • B.

      Mohan Shantanagoudar

    • C.

      Navniti Prasad Singh

    • D.

      Jasti Chelameswar

    Correct Answer
    A. S Mani kumar
    Explanation
    S Mani Kumar is the current Chief Justice of Kerala.

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